Galen

Galen, Roam's Medical expertGalen is our medical expert on Travel related health stuff.

Born in AD129, Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus was from Pergamon.

He was a was a prominent Greek physician, surgeon and philosopher in the Roman empire.

Arguably the most accomplished of all medical researchers of antiquity, Galen influenced the development of various scientific disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and neurology, as well as philosophy and logic.

Posts by Galen

Think outside the Box Jellyfish

Oh, and this is where the folk remedy of peeing on a sting originates. Trust me, vinegar is more effective. Galen. [...]

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Travel spots : Dangers of Measles

On Jan 9th, it was 19. Jan 12th, it is 26. I refer to the recent measles outbreak that has been linked to visiting Disneyland during Dec 15 to 20th. The first six cases showed a correlation to not being vaccinated: 3 were children old enough to have a vaccine but did not, the other 3 were adults with 1 was not being vaccinated, another partially vaccinated and the othe [...]

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